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Black Phosphorus Ink Compatible with Inkjet Printers Developed

Publish Date: November 20, 2017
While it often seems that the focus on printing technology today is on the three-dimensional kind, researchers hoping to further printed electronics applications are looking for new two-dimensional materials with unique properties. Newer materials, researchers believe, could greatly advance the printing of optoelectronics and photonics using ordinary inkjet printing process.

Rethink Adds KPI Collection, Extra Cameras to Sawyer

Publish Date: November 20, 2017
As collaborative robots, or co-bots, become more advanced, so do their communications. Indeed, Rethink Robotics recently annoucned it has upgraded Sawyer so that the collaborative robot can now communicate its production key performance indicators (KPIs) and other metrics.

Tesla Debuts Electric ‘Beast’ Semi Truck

Publish Date: November 16, 2017
At a grand public event before throngs of cheering enthusiasts, Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk last night unveiled a sleek new electric semi-truck with a 500-mile range. The new over-the-road electric truck is said to combine powerful acceleration, driving simplicity, low drag coefficient, low operating costs, and the ability to prevent jack-knifing, along with the 500-mile range. “Because the vast majority of routes are under 250 miles, it means you can go to your destination and back without recharging,” Musk told the raucous crowd at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, CA.

FDA Approves World's First Pill with an Embedded Sensor

Publish Date: November 16, 2017
You can prescribe a patient medication, but you can't make them take it. Patient compliance has always been an issue in healthcare and one that digital health technologies such as wearables have tried to address.

The Best DIY Gadgets For Securing Your Home

Publish Date: November 15, 2017

Three IoT Predictions for 2018: Fog Computing, Security, and Smarter Decisions

Publish Date: November 15, 2017
As companies shift to digital systems on the factory floor the first step is often preventive maintenance. In previous years, highly experienced factory hands would go around and listen to the motors and drives. They could hear the health of the machines. They could smell it. Those folks are retiring, and they’re being replaced with sensors and alarms tied into IoT systems.

NXP's New Automotive Computing Platform Targets Scalable Software Development

Publish Date: November 15, 2017
A new computing platform from NXP Semiconductors promises to simplify software development and speed creation of innovative electronic features for next-generation vehicles.

Uber Open-Sources Its AI Programming Language, Encourages Autonomous Car Development

Publish Date: November 14, 2017
Uber's self-driving car ambitions have been an open secret surrounding the company for some time now. If the ride share company's ambitions are met, someday when you hail a ride using its app it'll be an autonomous car that shows instead of a human looking to supplement his income.

Expert Tells Robot Makers to Focus on the ‘Good’ of AI

Publish Date: November 13, 2017
Engineers should concentrate on building "ethical robots," and not get too hung up on the potential threats of artificial intelligence, a robotics expert told attendees at ATX Minneapolis last week.

The 10 Least Reliable Automotive Brands

Publish Date: November 13, 2017
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